the firm's post-grant practitioners are some of the most experienced in the country.

Derek  Lightner, Ph.D.
Stefan Uwe  Koschmieder, Ph.D.
Alexander B. Englehart
Matthew H. Everhart, Ph.D.
Yuki  Onoe
Thomas M. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Kevin L. Hartman, Ph.D.
Johnny  Ma
Charles L. Gholz
John F. Presper
Erik M. Stang, Ph.D.
Carl E. Schlier
Kurt M. Berger, Ph.D.
Andrew M. Ollis
Surinder  Sachar
Diane  Jones
Robert  Tarcu
Long  Phan, Ph.D.
John  Sipos
Marina I. Miller, Ph.D.
Jenchieh (Joseph) Yuan
Maki  Saitoh
Peifang  Tian, Ph.D.
Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.
Christopher I. Donahue
Daniel J. Pereira, Ph.D.
Kevin Ross  Davis
Soumya  Panda
Aristotelis M. Psitos
Akihiro  Yamazaki
Chika (Teranishi) Iitoyo
Frank J. West
Bogdan A. Zinchenko
Teddy S. Gron
Yorikatsu  Hohokabe, Ph.D.
Jay E. Rowe, Jr., Ph.D.
J. Derek  Mason, Ph.D., CLP
Robert W. Downs
Craig R. Feinberg
Robert T. Pous
Brian B. Darville
Anna Z. Lloyd
David M. Longo, Ph.D.
Michael R. Casey, Ph.D.
Nanlin  Wang, Ph.D.
Grace E. Kim
Dale M. Shaw
Eric W. Schweibenz
Vincent K. Shier, Ph.D.
John S. Kern
Kasumi  Kanetaka
Ching-Cheng (Tony)  Chang
Tao  Feng, Ph.D.
Jeffrey B. McIntyre
Christopher  Ricciuti
Tia D. Fenton
Richard D. Kelly
Edwin D. Garlepp
Aldo  Martinez
Nicholas  Rosa, Ph.D.
Alec M. Royka
Yuanyi (Alex) Zhang
Eckhard H. Kuesters
Colin B. Harris
Yanwen  Fei
Arthur I. Neustadt
Kevin M. McKinley
Ryan W. Smith
Stephen G. Baxter, Ph.D.
Sameer  Gokhale
Jianping (James)  Wu
Norman F. Oblon
Yin Y. Nelson, Ph.D.
James R. Love
Steven B. Chang
Elissa L. Sanford


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About Our

Law Firm

About Our Law Firm

Headquartered within steps of the USPTO with an affiliate office in Tokyo, Oblon is one of the largest law firms in the United States focused exclusively on intellectual property law.

Get to know our


Get to know our History

Norman Oblon with Stanley Fisher and Marvin Spivak launched what was to become Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, one of the nation's leading full-service intellectual property law firms.

Our Local and

Global Reach

Our Local and Global Reach

Outside the US, we service companies based in Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Saudi Arabia, and farther corners of the world. Our culturally aware attorneys speak many languages, including Japanese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Chinese.

A few of our


A few of our ACCOLADES

Oblon's professionals provide industry-leading IP legal services to many of the world's most admired innovators and brands.




From the minute you walk through our doors, you'll become a valuable part of a team that fosters a culture of innovation, client service and collegiality.

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GET In Touch

A few ways to GET In Touch
US Office

Telephone: 703-413-3000
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Tokyo Office

Telephone: +81-3-6212-0550
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Patent Forms

Downloadable Patent Forms

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued final rules implementing the inventor's oath or declaration provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) on August 14, 2012.

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Representative Matters

  • Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Bristol Myers-Squibb v. Teva Pharmaceutical Inc., assisted with pre-litigation investigation, reviewed documents and interviewed inventors.
  • Lupin Ltd. v. Abbott Laboratories and Astellas Pharma, Inc., assisted attorneys during discovery processes, reviewed Japanese documents and collected documents for depositions.